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 for Jupiter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jupiter \Ju"pi*ter\, n. [L., fr. Jovis pater. See Jove.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. (Rom. Myth.) The supreme deity, king of gods and men, and
        reputed to be the son of Saturn and Rhea; Jove. He
        corresponds to the Greek Zeus.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Astron.) One of the planets, being the fifth from the
        sun, the brightest except Venus, and the largest of them
        all, its mean radius being about 43,345 miles (69,758
        kilometers), almost exactly one-tenth that of the sun. It
        revolves about the sun in 4,332.6 days, at a mean distance
        of 5.2025 from the sun (778,140,000 km), the earth's mean
        distance (the astronomical unit) being taken as unity. It
        has a mass of 1.901 x 10^{27 kg, about one-thousandth
        that of the sun, and more than the remainder of the
        planets combined. It has an average solar day equal to
        9.842 earth hours. The rapid revolution causes a
        noticeable flattening at the poles; the diameter at the
        equator is 71,370 km, and at the poles 66,644 km. --HCP61
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     Jupiter's beard. (Bot.)
        (a) A South European herb, with cymes of small red
            blossoms ({Centranthus ruber).
        (b) The houseleek ({Sempervivum tectorum); -- so called
            from its massive inflorescence, like the sculptured
            beard of Jove. --Prior.
        (c) the cloverlike Anthyllis Barba-Jovis.
  
     Jupiter's staff (Bot.), the common mullein; -- so called
        from its long, rigid spike of yellow blossoms. Jupon

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Jupiter
      n 1: the largest planet and the 5th from the sun; has many
           satellites and is one of the brightest objects in the night
           sky
      2: (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek
         Zeus [syn: Jupiter, Jove]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  83 Moby Thesaurus words for "Jupiter":
     Agdistis, Amor, Aphrodite, Apollo, Apollon, Ares, Artemis, Ate,
     Athena, Bacchus, Ceres, Cora, Cronus, Cupid, Cybele, Demeter,
     Despoina, Diana, Dionysus, Dis, Earth, Eros, Gaea, Gaia, Ge,
     Great Mother, Hades, Helios, Hephaestus, Hera, Here, Hermes,
     Hestia, Hymen, Hyperion, Jove, Juno, Jupiter Fidius,
     Jupiter Fulgur, Jupiter Optimus Maximus, Jupiter Pluvius,
     Jupiter Tonans, Kore, Kronos, Magna Mater, Mars, Mercury, Minerva,
     Mithras, Momus, Neptune, Nike, Olympians, Olympic gods, Ops, Orcus,
     Persephassa, Persephone, Phoebus, Phoebus Apollo, Pluto, Poseidon,
     Proserpina, Proserpine, Rhea, Saturn, Tellus, Uranus, Venus, Vesta,
     Vulcan, Zeus, asteroid, inferior planet, major planet,
     minor planet, planet, planetoid, secondary planet, solar system,
     superior planet, terrestrial planet, wanderer
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  jupiter
   vt.
  
      [IRC] To kill an IRC bot or user and then take its place by adopting
      its nick so that it cannot reconnect. Named after a particular IRC user
      who did this to NickServ, the robot in charge of preventing people from
      inadvertently using a nick claimed by another user. Now commonly shortened
      to jupe.
  
      K
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  jupiter
  
     To kill an IRC robot or user and then take its place by
     adopting its nick so that it cannot reconnect.  Named after
     a particular IRC user who did this to NickServ, the robot in
     charge of preventing people from inadvertently using a nick
     claimed by another user.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1994-11-23)
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Jupiter
     the principal deity of the ancient Greeks and Romans. He was
     worshipped by them under various epithets. Barnabas was
     identified with this god by the Lycaonians (Acts 14:12), because
     he was of stately and commanding presence, as they supposed
     Jupiter to be. There was a temple dedicated to this god outside
     the gates of Lystra (14:13).
     

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Jupiter, the father that helpeth
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Jupiter, FL -- U.S. town in Florida
     Population (2000):    39328
     Housing Units (2000): 20943
     Land area (2000):     19.998551 sq. miles (51.796007 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.125379 sq. miles (2.914719 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    21.123930 sq. miles (54.710726 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            35875
     Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
     Location:             26.925985 N, 80.104963 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     33458 33477 33478
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Jupiter, FL
      Jupiter
  

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